The last Apple 1 computer that went up for auction last month managed to raise $905,000, and now there is another one going up for auction in December which could fetch more than $1 million.
The latest Apple 1 computer to go up for auction was actually sold by Steve Jobs, the computer was purchased direct from Steve Jobs by Charles Rickett.
As well as the Apple 1, there is also a cancelled check made out to Apple for $600, which comes with the words ‘Purchased 1976 from Steve Jobs in his parents’ garage in Los Altos.
There is also a second cancelled check for $193 which is dated the 5th of August 1976, this one is labelled ‘Software NA Programmed by Steve Jobs, August 1976’.
The auction is being organized by Christie’s, and the Apple 1 will go up for sale in New York at the Rockefeller Center on the 11th of December, Christie’s has estimated the value of the device at between $400,000 and $600,000.
The auction is expected to fetch much more than the Christie’s estimate, and it is expected to raise more than $1 million, which would could end up being the highest price achieved for an Apple 1 comptuter.Filed Under: Apple, Technology News, Top News